About Photoreporter Festival

The International Photoreporter Festival #4, Saint-Brieuc Bay, Brittany, France.

Runs from October 3—November 1, 2015!

Photojournalism, a profession in crisis

For about fifteen years, it is now common to say that photojournalism faces a crisis. It is indeed becoming more and more difficult for professional photographers to get the material resources to practice their job. The economic crisis in the press sector and the development of digital publishing have undermined the economic model of the field. The vanishing of photos agencies that used to make France one of the biggest places of photojournalism gives evidence of this observation. The topic rises quite a lot of questions, but few solutions in perspective. The festival aims at contributing to bring answers.

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